2ndQuadrant’s Webinar series covers a wide range of topics related to PostgreSQL. The library below includes recordings of past webinars delivered from world-class experts. Register for our upcoming Weekly Webinars here.
PostgreSQL is a hyper-converged DBMS, offering functionalities that otherwise require a specialized database technology. In this webinar, Simon Riggs demonstrated how PostgreSQL can be used as a Graph Database using native functions. This webinar was conducted by Simon Riggs, CEO at 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar explored how to exploit pg_catalog, how to send the information to other monitoring tools, and how the tables in pg_catalog are fundamentally interconnected. This webinar was conducted by Boriss Mejias, PostgreSQL Consultant at 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered Identity Columns and Generated Columns in PostgreSQL, with a focus on real-world use cases and examples. Different types of column methods were explored, & how they can be part of your business logic. This webinar was conducted by Peter Eisentraut, CTO at 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar gave an overview about the Full Text Search feature in PostgreSQL. It included a short intro about the concepts involved, followed by a discussion of functions, operators, indexes, and collation support in Postgres in relevance to searching for text. This webinar was conducted by Jimmy Angelakos, Senior PostgreSQL Architect at 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar gave an overview on CREATE STATISTICS in PostgreSQL. This command allows the database to collect multi-column statistics, helping the optimizer understand dependencies between columns, produce more accurate estimates, and better query plans. This webinar was conducted by Tomas Vondra, Database Engineer at 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered the issues with Database schemas in production databases, aiming at a technical audience of both application architects & devops/SREs/DBAs. It also covered options you have for updating those schemas as your application evolves, & the various difficulties faced.
This webinar aimed to bring you up-to-speed with the latest features, a comprehensive analysis of its architecture, Disaster Recovery, Latency and Worldwide Clusters with BDR, making applications compliant with BDR and the cutting edge use-cases. This webinar was conducted by Simon Riggs, Founder and CEO of 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar discussed Disaster Recovery options in Postgres and how PITR can help in certain scenarios. The other topics covered in the webinar were: Description of database backups, This webinar was conducted by Martín Marqués, Head of Support Operations at 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered levels of SSL verification, Client certificates and server certificates, Use of self-signed certificates for testing, Creation and use of Certificate Authorities, Use of intermediate Certificate authorities, and Delegation of authentication to pgbouncer using a map. This webinar was conducted by Andrew Dunstan, PostgreSQL Architect at 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered the following topics: Overview of PostgreSQL partitioning features, recent Improvements to PostgreSQL partitioning and parallelism, specific use cases and how partitioning works in each case and what PostgreSQL partitioning features to expect in the future.
This webinar covered the following topics: Introduction to PostgreSQL 12, SQL/JSON
– Improvements to Partitioning, REINDEX CONCURRENTLY, Progress Monitoring, Generated Columns, Case-insensitive Collations and Plans for PostgreSQL 13. The webinar was conducted by Peter Eisentraut, Core Team Member of PostgreSQL project.
This webinar gave an overview of Window Functions in PostgreSQL and illustrate each specific feature with detailed examples. Topics covered were: Intro to Window Functions in PostgreSQL, How to use Window Functions for business intelligence, GROUPS mode & exclusions & Illustration of Window Functions specific features.
This webinar covered key concepts of Postgres Vacuum and Autovacuum. It included extensive use of diagrams, illustrations, and animations to present Postgres Vacuum and tuning Postgres Vacuum concepts as well as real life stories demonstrating how tuning vacuum properly makes a difference in database performance.
This webinar covered: migration overview, why migrate to PostgreSQL, planning your migration, migrating business logic, converting data types, migrating SQL – function, procedures, triggers, typical challenges, and post-migration tests. The webinar was conducted by Gianni Ciolli, Head of Professional Services at 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered: Advanced features for security in PostgreSQL, PCI compliance, Backup security, Schema level security and Row level security. The webinar was conducted by Boriss Mejías – PostgreSQL Consultant at 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered: Overview of High Availability concepts, High Availability with PostgreSQL streaming replication, Setting up a streaming replication cluster, best practices, Failover and switchover – Reconfiguring application setup, Pros & Cons of Automatic vs Manual failover, Backups and High Availability. The webinar was conducted by Martin Marqués – Deputy Head of Support at 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered: Attributes of Financial Databases, Selecting Hardware, Maximizing Resources, Addressing Throughput, Incorporating Maintenance, High Availability and Backups. The webinar was conducted by Shaun Tomas – Principal consultant at 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered: What is OmniDB, Development – Past & Present, Supported DBMS, PostgreSQL Support, Interface and Features, PL/pgSQL debugger, Monitoring, Plugin System and Roadmap. The webinar was conducted on by Rafael Castro & William Ivanski – Principal Consultants at 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered: Design choices of PostgreSQL, Arrays, Enum, JSON, JSONB and GIN, Full-Text Search in PostgreSQL and Why choose PostgreSQL? The webinar was conducted on by Gülçin Yıldırım Jelínek .
This webinar covered: Introduction to PostgreSQL 11, Improvements to partitioning and parallelism, Stored procedures, JIT compilation, Security and Plans for PostgreSQL 12. The webinar was conducted by Peter Eisentraut – Major PostgreSQL Contributor, 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered: Introduction to Database Security, PostgreSQL Security Architecture, PostgreSQL encryption, mandatory access control, roles, privileges, and row-level security, SASL Authentication plugins and SCRAM-SHA-256 authentication. The webinar was conducted by Kirk Roybal – Principal Consultant, 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered: Overview of Ansible and PostgreSQL, Best strategies for mixed cloud and on-premises deployments, How to create a variety of cluster types, How to deploy AlwaysOn PostgreSQL clusters and perform maintenance updates, How to backup servers for mixed on-premises and multi-cloud deployments. The webinar was conducted by Tom Kincaid – General Manager North America, 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered: Introduction to BDR, BDR Architecture, High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Rolling Upgrades, Latency and Geographical Distribution with BDR, Common use cases for BDR and Making applications compliant with BDR. The webinar was conducted on 16th May 2018, by Simon Riggs – CEO 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered: Various ways to access data in PostgreSQL, Different types of indexes supported by PostgreSQL, Internals of BTree and BRIN indexes, Overview of GIN and GiST indexes and How to find missing and unused indexes. The webinar was conducted by Pavan Deolasee – PostgreSQL Developer at 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered: What is a Foreign Data Wrapper? How to simultaneously query MySQL, a Flat file, a Python script, a REST interface and a different Postgres Node, Stream to Kafka and Write data to… MongoDB!? The webinar was conducted on 13th February, 2017 by Shaun Thomas – Principal Consultant at 2ndQuadrant.
This webinar covered: What’s the difference between JSON and JSONB? Accessing JSON values, When to use JSON, when to use JSONB, and when neither should be used. The webinar was conducted by Andrew Dunstan – Principal Contributor of JSON functionality.